"Yesterday I was clever so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise so I am changing myself."
Alicia has a passion for the combination of yoga and holistic therapies. She is an experienced and sensitive yoga teacher and body work therapist with Ayurvedic & Swedish massage, Deep tissue and Reiki techniques. She is also an eager Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism student and practitioner, spending long part of her time in Asia each winter deepening her studies in Yoga, Meditation and Buddhism.
Alicia practiced artistic gymnastics while young, and trained to be a coach and judge. She coached young girls in a public school in her home town while studying Chemistry at the University of Murcia in Spain. Her dreams of travelling and learning english led her to London in her early twenties to study Environmental Management Degree at London Metropolitan University.
Post studies, she travelled the world with her sister Maisa and a small backpack, becoming increasingly curious about holistic therapies and the yogic path. On her return to London, she practiced for a year with Hamish at the Ashtanga Yoga Shala, while doing her sixteen months 200 hours Hatha YTT with Yoga Campus in London. Over the last 10 years, Alicia has studied and practiced with a variety of renowned teachers, completing a 500 hrs advance yoga teacher training with Doug Swanson in Lake Tahoe, California. Alicia also studied & taught yoga to children for three years in public and private schools across London.
Together with her partner Didier, they left London in 2014 to dedicate more of their lives to hosting yoga holistic retreats around the world.
Alicia now is having a decade of teaching experience with thousand of hours of teaching, having taught people from all walks of life, from beginners to experience practitioners.
She is currently a travelling teacher, teaching internationally, holding yoga and detox retreats and workshops with her partner Didier in Europe & Asia. She is part of Ashiyana Yoga Center Family in India, Sri Yoga Shala Family in Sri Lanka and Vale de Mosses Retreat in Portugal.
She is a dedicated yoga practitioner and curious student of spirituality, continuously growing and deepening her yoga and spiritual practice. She walks the yogic path with her whole heart fully dedicated to become a more compassionate human being to inspire others to follow their heart :)